Conyers Partner Alex Potts, QC, and Associate Britt Smith have been confirmed as Fellows of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb).

Alex and Britt are trusted advisors who have both demonstrated a standard of excellence in handling complex and high-value disputes. Fellowship is the highest level of CIArb membership and is limited to individuals with significant arbitral experience and proficiency.

“Congratulations to Alex and Britt on this well-deserved accomplishment,” said Conyers Director Jeffrey Elkinson. “The expertise of our dispute resolution professionals continues to be in very high demand. I am delighted that we have welcomed two additional team members to the fellowship.”

CIArb is the foremost body for the practice and profession of alternative dispute resolution. Founded more than a century ago, CIArb has grown to encompass a network of 42 regional branches throughout the world.

Alex Potts, QC, joined Conyers in 2020 as the Head of the Litigation & Restructuring practice in the Cayman Islands office. His practice encompasses a wide range of commercial disputes, and he frequently acts as counsel on international arbitrations and mediations. He is known for delivering well thought-out and considered advice. Alex has been acknowledged for the past 12 years by Chambers Global.

Britt Smith is an Associate in the Litigation and Restructuring practice in the Bermuda office. She has experience in contentious trust matters, contentious restructuring and insolvency, and complex commercial litigation and arbitration. She advises and acts for trustees, protectors and beneficiaries in respect of offshore trusts and estates; directors, creditors, shareholders and liquidators in the offshore financial services market; and parties to large commercial disputes. Prior to joining Conyers in 2019, Britt practised at Baker McKenzie in their Tier 1 Dispute Resolution and Insolvency team, and at a leading offshore firm in the Cayman Islands.


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